Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Oracle Buys Pillar Data Systems [Oracle press release]

Larry Ellison brings one of his start-ups (in which he was a founding and majority investor) into the mother ship

  • Oracle today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pillar Data Systems, a leading provider of innovative and highly scalable SAN Block I/O storage systems that provide exceptional performance scaling characteristics with patented Quality of Service.
  • The combination is expected to help Oracle deliver a complete line of storage products that runs Oracle software faster and more efficiently.
  • Pillar Data Systems is a privately-held company based in San Jose, California and serves nearly 600 customers across 24 countries.
  • Oracle President, Mark Hurd and Executive Vice President, Systems, John Fowler will provide an Oracle Storage strategy update on June 30, 2011. Register at www.oracle.com/storage for the live event and Webcast to learn more about how Oracle is redefining storage.
  • Oracle Buys Pillar Data Systems

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